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Geosciences with Environmental Concentration
2021-2023

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FIRST YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
UWP 101 First Year Seminar 1 Fall      
GEOS 101 Introductory Geology 3 Fall     MJ/GE
MATH 111 College Algebra 5 Fall/Spring MATH 15 with a "C" or better or appropriate placement C SK
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I 4 Fall/Spring     MJ/NS
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I Lab 1 Fall/Spring     MJ/NS
ENGL 100  Fundamentals of English  3 Fall/Spring     SK
TOTAL   17        


Winterim Year 1 - optional
Consult with your advisor whether winterim is appropriate for you in your first year.
 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 104 Introductory Geology & Laboratory 2 Spring GEOS 101 or acceptable substitute   MJ
GEOS 102 Origin and History of the Earth 3 Spring A 3-credit college-level Geosciences class   MJ
MATH 114 College Algebra II with Trigonometry 5 Fall/Spring "C" or better in MATH 111 or equivalent or appropriate placement   MJ
CHEM 102 General Chemistry II 4 Fall/Spring     MJ
CHEM 104 General Chemistry II Lab 1 Fall/Spring CHEM 101   MJ
TOTAL   15        
YEAR TOTAL   32        


Summer Year 1 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is recommended for students who end their first year with less than 30 credit hours.

SECOND YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 200 Minerals & Rocks 4 Fall GEOS 104 or consent of instructor   MJ
MATH 221 Calculus & Analytical Geometry 5 Fall/Spring MATH 112 & MATH 113 or equivalent or appropriate placement score   MJ
Foreign Language I Modern Language I 4 Fall/Spring     GE
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading 3 Fall/Spring Placement score or "C" or better in ENGL 100   SK
TOTAL   16        


Winterim Year 2 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have accumulated less than 45 credits.

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 330 Environmental Geology 4 Spring GEOS 104   MJ
GEOS 331 or GenEd - HU Introduction to Geochemistry 3 Spring (odd years) CHEM 101,104   MJ
GEOS 361 Hydrogeology 3 Spring GEOS 200, Math 114 or Math 112 & 113)   MJ
Foreign Language II Modern Language II 4 Fall/Spring Foreign Language 103   GE
TOTAL   14        
YEAR TOTAL   30        


Summer Year 2 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is recommended for students who end their second year with less than 60 credit hours.

THIRD YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 445 Environmental Sampling, Monitoring and Assessment 4 Fall GEOS 330   MJ
ENVS 109 Fundamentals of Climate Change  3 Fall     MJ/NS
General Education(HU) or GEOS 465 Humanities & the Arts 3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     HU
General Education(SB) Social & Behavioral  3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     SB
General Education(HU) Humanities & the Arts 3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     HU
TOTAL   16        


Winterim Year 3 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have accumulated less than 75 credits.
 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 355 Stratigraphy & Sedimentation 4 Spring  GEOS 104 & 200   MJ
General Education (HU/DV) or GEOS 431 Humanties & the Arts (Diversity Elective) 3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     HU/DV
General Education (HU) or GEOS 331 Humanities & the Arts  3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     HU
General Education(SB) or GEOS 470 Social & Behavioral  3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     SB
PHYS 101 Principles of Physics 4 Fall/ Spring Computational skills required or equivalent    MJ/NS
TOTAL   17        
YEAR TOTAL   33        


Summer Year 3 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is recommended for students who end their third year with less than 90 credit hours.

FOURTH YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 496 Geoscience Applications 3 Fall Senior standing, GEOS 355 or consent of instructor   MJ
GEOS 465 or GenEd - HU Applied Hydrogeology 4 Fall (even years) GEOS 361   MJ
General Education (SB) Social & Behavioral  3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     SB
General Education (HU) Humanities & the Arts  3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     HU
TOTAL   13        


Winterim Year 4 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have accumulated less than 105 credits.
 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY
GEOS 495 Senior Seminar 1 Spring Senior standing, GEOS 355     MJ
GEOS 431 or Gened-HU/DV Aqueous and Contaminant Geochemistry 4 Spring(odd years) GEOS 331   MJ
GEOS 470 or GenEd SB Remediation Science and Technology  3 Spring(odd years) GEOS 331, 361   MJ
General Education (SB)  Social & Behavioral  3 Fall/Winter/   Spring/Summer     SB
GEOS 345 Geophysics 3 Spring(odd years) GEOS 102, MATH 114   MJ
TOTAL   14        
YEAR TOTAL   27        


Summer Year 4 - if needed
Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who have not completed the required 120 hours.

Graduation Requirements Summary
 

Minimum Total Hours Minimum Upper-Division Hours Min. Core Hours Major GPA Overall GPA
122 36 76 2.0 2.0

 

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